The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision is a leading knowledge institute in the field of media culture and AV archiving. We initiate research that makes our media heritage available and searchable. We follow relevant innovations in media archiving, participate in research projects and experiment with new technology. We work together with scientists and heritage professionals. We share knowledge and experience in national and international networks.
Sound and Vision is the hub for the AV and media sector within the Network Digital Heritage. We are a physical and virtual meeting point for professionals and interested parties, a place to meet, discover content and share knowledge. In this way, we can permanently store and manage the Dutch media heritage and keep the collections alive.
We organize our knowledge about media culture and av archiving in 8 themes: Digitizing, Preserving, Metadata, Users, Acces, Collection, Presentation and Media Literacy. Discover what these themes mean and what we do with them.